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First Run For Reading & Northern’s ex-NS F-Units

(ABOVE) Reading & Northern’s Office Car Special shimmers in the early morning sunlight of the former Lehigh Valley Coxton Yard in Pittston, PA just minutes before heading north to Taylor and its Keyser Valley (Scranton Branch) track. THE ARISTOCRAT OF ANTHRACITE COAL.. The much anticipated first run of the former Norfolk Southern “Fab Four” Electro-Motive […]

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A New Engine House For Delaware Lackawanna Alcos

Scranton, Pennsylvania is home to the largest operating fleet of Alco locomotives in the world and they’re moving to a new home.. Their current residence on Breck Street (shown above) has been the mainstay of the fleet for nearly 30 years.. The new engine house where the fleet is moving to is located on the […]

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Little Power, Big Power

Local and road power mingle side-by-side on the ready tracks at Norfolk Southern‘s Hazleton, PA yard.. The two Geeps are the #5324 and the #5355 along with the #9147 and an unidentified GE.. Despite the recent NS purge of motive power, the little Geeps have managed to escape being sold off while the big GE […]

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